Posts tagged with Tech Thursday

crowdfunding market research
October 15, 2015 · IGG

Turning To The Crowd for Market Research

This guest blog post was written by Mike Fretwell of Jarden Corporation, the powerhouse behind household brands like Mr. Coffee™, Crock-Pot™ and Oster™. Bringing an idea to life requires a lot of thought, effort and research. Through trial and error and customer feedback, inventors can determine whether… read more

Hydra smart bottle
October 8, 2015 · IGG

The Importance of Eyeballs for Crowdfunding Projects

This guest post was written by Scott Barrett of OPEN-2 LLC. OPEN-2 and ‘partner-in-crime’ company, International Headquarters, are designers and creators as well as brick and mortar sales agents, excelling in video game sales, film and television production and game making. To date, we at OPEN-2 have… read more

Ubuntu Edge successful crowdfunding projects
October 1, 2015 · IGG

Ubuntu Edge & Beyond: What We Learned from Crowdfunding

This guest post was written by Amrisha Prashar, Campaign and Social Media Manager across the devices division at Canonical.  Some of you may remember the Ubuntu Edge Indiegogo campaign back in 2013, where an audacious $32 million goal was set in order to build the next… read more

AIRTAME crowdfunding a million dollars
September 10, 2015 · IGG

How To Crowdfund A Million Dollars

This guest post was written by Jonas Gyalokay, co-founder and CEO at AIRTAME, a company that wants to rid the world from screen cables and help people to work better – wirelessly.  Crowdfunding is the process of turning early-stage funding, getting to product-market fit, building… read more

June 25, 2015 · IGG

Notes from China: 16 Days of Maker Wonder!

I just got back from a 16-day, 14-presentation, 100s-of-entrepreneurs, 11-accelerator, 3-factory visit to Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Taipei, where my colleague Ben Bateman (@Gilbetrar) and I did a whirlwind tour of the exploding “maker movement.” In the US we might use the term “entrepreneur”… read more

May 7, 2015 · IGG

Tell Your Story: Product Development Updates

You have just successfully launched an Indiegogo campaign for your new consumer product. Your team has done a lot of prototyping, flushed out the engineering CAD files, and everyone on the squad is hustling to get your company funded. Now you have to prepare to… read more

May 5, 2015 · IGG

The Latest in Tech

Hello there! What better way to spend your time reading a blog post… than watching it! We thought it was about time we put together a video to share some of the amazing stories from over the past year. Indiegogo is home to some incredible… read more

April 23, 2015 · IGG

Israel: Silicon Wadi

Hello from Israel! With quickly expanding innovations in technological fields including medical devices, security tools, software development, general IT and defenses, along with many global consumer apps such as Moovit, Wix, Waze, Gett and Yo!, it’s no wonder that Israel is frequently called the Start-Up Nation or… read more

April 16, 2015 · IGG

Why Patents Matter to Startups

Why should a startup bother patenting its innovation when the application process takes over 2.5 years on average for utility patents? Though valid, this question misses a crucial point. Patent applications help startups get funded. Get Patents to Get Funded According to a 2008 Berkeley… read more

April 2, 2015 · IGG

Hardware Campaigns: Back to the Basics

It was 9:15 pm on a Sunday evening when I got a call from a temporary employment agency asking me if I wanted to be a Customer Happiness agent for “Indie-something,” and if so, to show up at 8:45 am on Monday morning for the… read more